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California Lighthouse

Northern Aruba, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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Type: Lighthouses
Activities: Walking
Description: One of Aruba's most famous landmarks, the California lighthouse is known for its spectacular views of the island.
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NJ
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Good to break up the beach days especially if you have a car. The locals are there cutting up coconuts for you- fun and good for a photo! Fresh tasting too. Not much to see other than great seascapes and Aruba from a different perspective.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

you have to see before leaving the island, I mean there is 1! lighthouse on the island! and the views are very nice to the eye! Stop and buy some fresh coconut water from the nice vendors!

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Livonia, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Not much to see and hardly worth the drive. The view of the ocean and surrounding areas were nice. OK if you run out of things to do or see.

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NY
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72 reviews 72 reviews
22 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Rented a car & took a ride to the lighthouse. It is run down, not much to say about it. I guess we were expecting more. It is always nice to see some history, but, Would not recommend to any one to go see.

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Orangeville, Ontario
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

There is nothing too special about the California Lighthouse. It is a bit tired looking and you can't climb it to see the view.

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New York
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We went here on a tour with De Palm tours, our driver was very funny, the view was amazing from this lighthouse. Go once, but no need to go back.

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USA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A short drive from the high rise hotels Located on the north shores of the island Taxi ride from hotel is 8 dollars round trip with a 10 minute wait by taxi while you take pictures A nice view of both sides of the island North shores and the calmer high rise shore line known as Palm beach A Italian... More

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Jackson, New Hampshire
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Don't bother going... dirty and gives you a feeling of poverty. The entire area really needs a good looking after.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Not much to see there and you can't go up in it. Good view of the area and there is a nice restaurant there.

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Nieuwendijk, The Netherlands
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

From the hill where the lighthouse stands on a nice view of a part of the island and of Palm Beach. Further on there was not much to see. The lighthouse is not really special. The drive up to it's nice with the many rock formations.

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